Given that modern vehicles have become increasingly reliant on software and battery technology, there have been suggestions that the next generation of vehicles could be produced by familiar names from Big Tech.
Having already branched out to find new sources of growth, corporations such as Alphabet, Amazon and Apple appear the most likely. There is also an old adage to consider: if you aren’t growing, you’re dying. But does that justify a move into unknown territory such as vehicle manufacturing?
Making vehicles at a profit
Setting up a car factory takes time, but it can be fairly straightforward with the support of an experienced team of experts. Important elements such as the paint shop—widely seen as one of the most important facilities in a vehicle factory—can also be sold to a third-party operator, which…